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Police recommend charges in frat alcohol poisoning death

February 25, 2021, 7:58am Latest News

PULLMAN — Pullman police are recommending misdemeanor charges for seven fraternity members involved in the heavy drinking that led to a 19-year-old Washington State University student’s death by alcohol poisoning. Read story

Police find 5-year-old girl believed to have been kidnapped from Renton Safeway

February 25, 2021, 7:57am Northwest

Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old girl who they said had been kidnapped when a car was stolen from a parking lot near a Renton Safeway Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Yakima police respond to 2 drive-by shootings

February 25, 2021, 7:53am Northwest

YAKIMA — Yakima police dealt with two drive-by shootings Wednesday, arresting four suspects in one of the cases. Read story

Court blocks release of records about Seattle cops in D.C. on Jan. 6

February 24, 2021, 9:02pm Northwest

SEATTLE -- A court commissioner granted an emergency order Wednesday temporarily stopping the City of Seattle from disclosing records that would have identified six Seattle police officers who attended the pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 before the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol. Read story

Forecast: Oregon economists predict $571 million ‘kicker’ tax rebate

February 24, 2021, 6:34pm Northwest

Oregon taxpayers are on track to get a “kicker” tax rebate worth a combined $570.5 million next year, state economists told lawmakers in the latest quarterly forecast on Wednesday. Read story

Hundreds of Idaho wolves could be killed under new legislation

February 24, 2021, 6:34pm Northwest

BOISE, Idaho — State lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to cut Idaho’s wolf population by two-thirds and remove most hunting regulations for the animals in much of the state. Read story

Senate OKs measure creating state Office of Cybersecurity

February 24, 2021, 4:49pm Northwest

OLYMPIA (AP) — In response to a security breach that exposed personal information from around 1.6 million unemployment claims filed last year, the Washington Senate has unanimously passed a measure that creates a state Office of Cybersecurity. Read story

Endangered loggerhead turtle recovering after stranding on Oregon beach

February 24, 2021, 1:54pm Life

A young endangered loggerhead turtle is recovering after it was found, stunned by cold ocean waters, on the Oregon Coast earlier this month. Read story

Oaks Park roller rink plans to reopen to skaters Monday

February 24, 2021, 12:50pm Entertainment

Oaks Park roller rink will reopen to skaters beginning Monday, March 1, under easing Multnomah County coronavirus restrictions. Multnomah County’s “high risk” designation currently allows for 50 people in the space at the Southeast Portland amusement park. Read story

Man arrested, charged with murder in wife’s death

February 24, 2021, 12:50pm Northwest

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A Hillsboro man has been charged with killing his wife, who was found dead on Sunday. Read story